Manager’s CPC

Manager’s Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) Road Haulage


The granting of an application for a Goods Vehicle Operator Licence is dependent upon either the applicant or the designated Transport Manager being the holder of a Certificate of Professional Competence in Road Haulage. The demonstration of competence is measured by passing examinations set by awarding bodies approved by the Department for Transport and meeting EU Regulation 1071/2009.
The production of a CPC  Road Haulage Certificate which covers both National and International operations is a requirement for all Operator Licence applications even for those operators applying for a Standard National Operators Licence.

The CPC Road Haulage Syllabus

The CPC  Road Haulage syllabus covers both business topics and matters specific to road haulage both national and international.

The major business topics covered include:

European Regulatory bodies; UK business law and structures; Industrial Relations and Health and Safety matters; Financial management, including business taxation and Marketing the business.

The Road Haulage element deals with:

Operator Licencing; Vehicle Costing; Vehicle Selection; Maintenance and Taxation. Drivers’ Hours Regulations; Driver Licencing and Operations (weights; safe loading, speeds, accident prevention). International matters include Customs, Permits and Visas.

The CPC Road Haulage Examination

The examination is set at Level 3 (equivalent to A level) covering both aspects of business management and transport operations.
The structure of the examination is a 2 hour multiple choice question paper followed by a 2¼ hour ‘open book’ written paper, based on a given scenario.
Both question papers cover National and International topics.
Examination Dates: Examinations are  held in March, June, September and December
Study Options and Course Dates:
Classroom 9 days:   Cost £999 fully inclusive of all course material and examination fees.
Classroom training covers 9 days of instruction and is spread over a 3 week period.
Examination dates  2018.
Examination date 14th September  2018

Training dates:     28th - 31st August & 8th - 11th September 2018
Examination date 7th December  2018

Training dates:      19th - 23rd November & 3rd - 6th December 2018
Home study:               with tutor support              Cost £375 inc exam fees.
Home study:               notes only                            Cost £110 plus exam fees


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